Board of Directors and Committees

Board of Directors and Committees
Board of Directors 
Larry Faulkner, Chair
Nancy Pittman, Vice Chair, The Brown Foundation
F. Xavier Peña, Secretary/Treasurer, Houston Endowment, Inc.
Barry H. Caldwell, Director, Waste Management, Inc.
Thomas H. Castro, Director, El Dorado Capital
Anne Duncan, Director
Linda Evans, Director
Saundria Chase Gray, Director
Nick Massad, Director, The Sam Houston Hotel
John L. Nau, Director, Silver Eagle Distributors
Polly Anne Whittle, Director, Kinder Foundation
Nancy Kinder, Ex-Officio, Kinder Foundation
Robert Eury, Ex-Officio, Central Houston
Dawn Ullrich, Ex-Officio, Houston First Corporation

Dr. Maconda B. O’Connor, The Brown Foundation, Inc. (Founding board member; deceased)

Discovery Green Conservancy – Officers 
F. Xavier Peña, Secretary/Treasurer, Houston Endowment, Inc.
Ron I. Erlichman, General Counsel, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
Barry Mandel, President and Park Director 
 
Advisory Committees
Discovery Green also has the invaluable support of much of the Houston community. The following committee members provide counsel on the ongoing operations of Discovery Green.

Advancement Committee
Linda Evans (Chair), Julie Young Sudduth, Pam Brasseux, Polly Whittle, Saundria Chase Gray

Public Art Committee
Judy Nyquist (Chair), Leslie B. Hull, Maconda Abinader, Deborah Brochstein, Marvy and Elaine Finger, James Furr, George Lancaster, Doug Lawing, Brandie Mask, Debbie McNulty*, Nancy O'Connor, Aliyya Stude, Gary Tinterow, Lea Weingarten*, Scott Ziegler 

Marketing Committee
John Nau, Roxann Neumann, Barry Caldwell, Corey Powell, Nick Massad, Jennifer Davenport, Courtenay Siegfried, Laura Paletz, Holly Clapham, Monica Danna, Susan Elmore, Elizabeth Hurt

Compensation Committee
Nancy Pittman (Chair), Thomas H. Castro, Anne Duncan, F. Xavier Peña 

Finance and Audit Committee
F. Xavier Peña (Chair), Jacqueline S. Martin, Roxanne Almaraz

Nominating Committee
Anne Duncan (Chair), Jacqueline S. Martin, Brady Carruth, Nancy Kinder

Operations Committee
Robert Eury (Chair), Guy Hagstette, Tammy Hendrix, Bonnie Jost, Peter McStravick, Lisa Johnson

Programming Committee 
Jacqueline Martin, Sharon Adams, Scott Austin, Angie Bertinot, Nikki Britton, Lucy Chambers, Robert Del Grande, Jody Fiess, Cindy Marion, Michael Moore, Camilo Rojas, Courtney Siegfried, Lonnie Schiller, Randy Sim, Anne-Marie Tcholakian, Luther Villagomez, Jenni Rebecca Stephenson, P’Nina Topham


*Committee advisers